• Chang, Roberto
  • Position: Distinguished Professor of Economics
  • Specialty: International Macroeconomics, Monetary and Exchange Rate Policy, Financial Crises
  • Location: New Jersey Hall 426/428
  • Phone: 848-932-7269
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Roberto Chang is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers University and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Before joining Rutgers in 2000, he was a Research Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has also been an Assistant Professor at NYU and a Visiting Professor at Princeton. Professor Chang has published extensively on monetary economics, exchange rate policy, and financial crises. He has served in the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Development Economics, and as a member of the Economics Panel of the National Science Foundation. Professor Chang is a native of Peru and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Publications

  • “Bond Finance, Bank Credit, and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Open Economy”, with Andrés Fernández and Adam Gulan, Journal of Monetary Economics, 85 (2017), 90-109
  • “Financial Intermediation, Exchange Rates, and Unconventional Policies in an Open Economy”, with Luis Céspedes and Andrés Velasco, Journal of International Economics, 108, Supplement 1 (2017), S76-S86.
  • “Elections, Capital Flows, and Politico Economic Equilibria,” American Economic Review, 100 (2010), 1759-77
  • “Balance Sheets and Exchange Rate Policy,” with Luis Felipe Céspedes and Andrés Velasco, American Economic Review, 94 (2004), 1183-1193
  • “A Model of Financial Crises in Emerging Markets,” with Andrés Velasco, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 116 (2001), 489-517